2015 NatWest everywoman Awards

Awards info


Title partner


We are delighted to support the NatWest everywoman awards for the 13th year in a row. These awards have showcased many excellent role models over the years, and have offered great encouragement to female entrepreneurs at all stages of their business journey. At NatWest, we have seen a tangible increase in the number of women starting up in business, and we continue to be committed to encouraging more women to do so. To this end, we have a network of over 240 externally accredited Women in Business Specialists across the country who share and understand our customers' ambitions, and provide business advice, networking and mentoring opportunities to help them build successful businesses and fulfil their potential.

Category Sponsors

Crystal Clear International

The Artemis Category Sponsor

Crystal Clear is proud to sponsor the NatWest everywoman Artemis award for the most inspirational woman running a business who is aged 25 or under. This is the fourth year Crystal Clear has sponsored the Artemis award and it is one that Crystal Clear founder Sharon Hilditch, MBE, is most passionate about.  Having started her own career at a young age, Sharon Hilditch recognises the tremendous support and encouragement everywoman gives to this next generation of young women entrepreneurs.

Daily Mail

The Aphrodite Award Sponsor

The Daily Mail is proud to sponsor the NatWest everywoman Aphrodite award for Mumpreneurs for the first time this year. We hope to support Mumpreneurs and to recognise the achievements of women who take on the twin challenge of starting a business and raising a family. The Daily Mail has more ABC1 readers than any other daily newspaper and Mail Online is the biggest newspaper website in the world. We reach more than 20 million readers a month in print and online.


Iris Award Sponsor

IBM is a proud supporter of everywoman and delighted to be the sponsor of the Iris Award. For over 100 years now, IBM has aspired to innovate, to apply technology make the world work better and deliver sustainable long term outcomes for the world we live in.  Often it's a simple solution which allows us to disrupt the way things are usually done and make a real difference.  Businesses which collaborate and apply technology in an innovative and disruptive way are key to creating a Smarter Planet.

The White Company

Brand of the Future Sponsor

The White Company is delighted to sponsor the newly created Brand of the Future Award. Introduced in NatWest everywoman’s 13th year, the award will recognise a stand-out company from those shortlisted amongst the finalists. Judged by The White Company, the Brand of The Future award will be presented by founder Chrissie Rucker, MBE, to a brand that demonstrates huge potential for growth.   This year, The White Company is celebrating its 21st anniversary. What began as a small mail-order concept for beautifully designed, affordable home accessories (mainly in white) has become a hugely well-recognised and respected brand. Today, The White Company has grown into one of the most-established multi-channel retailers nationally, with a strong international presence. Chrissie Rucker and The White Company passionately believe in everywoman’s invaluable support of women in all aspects of business life, helping them to achieve their full potential. Still at the heart of the business today, Chrissie is a dedicated working mum with four children.


Demeter Award Sponsor

We are proud to be supporting female entrepreneurship and women in business for the second year running. Every day, we provide products and services that make it easier for businesses to take payments and get online. We are their trusted payments partner, helping anticipate buying behaviour, and ultimately converting more sales. We work with all types and sizes of business, so whether you’re just starting out, or work for a global business, we can help you get ahead.

Reception Sponsor

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is honoured to sponsor the 2015 everywoman Awards Reception. We embrace the everywoman ethos and, through our Women’s Network, aim to support all women in EDF Energy to achieve their career goals. We equip them to reach full potential and create a supportive culture. This approach links to Feel Better Energy - a promise to our customers and our way of doing business. We look forward to congratulating this year's finalists and winners.

Table sponsors

Alexander Mann Solutions
Dragon Infrastructure Solutions
Newberry International Produce Ltd
Buckley & Beale Ltd

Distribution partners

Countryside Alliance
British Library

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